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CONTRACT2HIRE e-Discovery Project Supervisor (GOV'T)

Washington, DC, United States
  • Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Our client is seeking an e-Discovery Project Supervisor with a passion for all phases of litigation support and a desire to lead challenging projects for the U.S. Government. The Project Supervisor will assist with the supervision of tasks and case needs by driving work through various operational departments to meet litigation project requests. This includes creating work orders for tasks associated with data intake, processing, hosting and production and completing quality checks to ensure the accuracy and completeness of work product before release to clients. Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to gain a government security clearance. Send resumes to [email protected]

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implements project and client workflow standards, communicating to a case or client team, providing a consultative approach to problem solving, and may be responsible for setting up document coding in one case, while simultaneously overseeing production of witness binders in another
  • Serves as a key stakeholder in the maintenance of project documentation, including requirements, timelines, resource allocations, timeline projections, and operational processes
  • Develops strong partnerships with the clients and supporting team leaders to provide stellar customer service
  • Effectively communicates technology and project strategies and trade-offs to senior and executive management as well as development teams
  • Tracks and reports on project deadlines and expectations
  • Establishes or refines processes and delivery methodologies to enable successful delivery on project goals
  • Coordinates with other project stakeholders to ensure the quality of all project deliverables in a proactive fashion
  • Consistently delivers well-articulated, balanced, and informed communications of project statuses to internal and external stakeholders, which requires the ability to effectively assess project health (i.e., time, cost, and resource statuses/impacts) and communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Participates in defining and maintaining the processes and tools that allow organizational leaders to effectively manage project lifecycle and change management processes
  • Facilitates retrospectives and lessons-learned processes with large, cross-functional teams
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with co-workers and team members
  • Assists Upper Management in other client service tasks as needed

Day to Day Tasks:

  • Responds to client requests and provides consultation to clients to service all client e-Discovery needs 
  • Creates fields, choices, layouts, views, and batches of records for review in Relativity
  • Creates Production sweeps and sets in Relativity
  • Develops, modifies and implements workflows, essentials resources needed to progress work through the system, and tools being utilized
  • Initiates work on behalf of clients by crafting and submitting work orders for tasks associated with data processing, review, and production
  • Conducts quality checks to ensure accuracy and completeness of job instructions and of final work product
  • Communicates expectations for scope and deadlines to internal and external stakeholders
  • Establishes informed project schedules based on a solid understanding of project activities, sequences of events, dependencies, work effort, duration of tasks across departments, and associated resource requirements based upon the complexity of work and the size of the queue
  • Participates in project tasks including kick-off call preparation and completion, and documentation of workflows, standards and project closure tasks such as final billing and data destruction
  • Maintains an understanding of e-discovery, market competitors and the tools used to support the industry
  • This position reports to and takes work direction from Project Managers or Lead Project Managers. This position manages the direct reports of Task Supervisors, Law Clerks (doc review attorneys) and other e-Discovery personnel as needed

What our client is looking for:

  • The ideal candidate will have several years e-discovery/litigation support experience with a focus on client solutions 
  • Must have multiple years of experience on major litigation support projects and using Relativity beyond document review coding 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and inter-personal skills with both e-discovery technical teams and non-technical business leaders and team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment agile work environment
  • Experience and familiarity with e-discovery Services covering all realms of the EDRM (File to Trial)
  • Must be able to work onsite in Washington, D.C. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • The ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (active clearance preferred)
  • No travel required
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience (JD highly preferred)

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